WHIFF - was: Re: Using Python after a few years of Ruby

Gerhard Häring gh at ghaering.de
Wed Apr 15 22:35:08 CEST 2009

Aaron Watters wrote:
> On Apr 15, 3:49 am, Tim Hoffman <zutes... at gmail.com> wrote:
>> There are plenty of python web frameworks, some have quite different
>> approaches,
>> what suits you will depend very much on your own bias, interest.
> I've had a lot of luck with WHIFF
> ( http://whiff.sourceforge.net )
> Of course I wrote it and just released it publicly
> recently.
> I'm a bit disappointed because I know a lot of people have looked
> at the docs and demos and there have been a number of downloads,
> but I haven't gotten one comment yet :( zilch nada.  (There is
> one comment attached to one of the docs, but that was me testing
> the comments feature :) ).
> Back in the old days you could at least count on someone yelling
> at you about how your design was such a bad idea....

[Just read the docs for ca. 5 minutes.]

That's perhaps because a lot of people had the same thought after short
reading/trying out as me:

WTF?! This is weird stuff! Why the hell would I use this instead of a
Python web framework like Django/Pylons/etc.

You should perhaps contrast WHIFF with the other offerings for creating
web applications.

-- Gerhard

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